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Research data: GOVERNMENT POLICY
2009 The provincial government reform process in South Africa: policy discretion and developmental relevance
The aim of this paper is to examine the veracity of the assertion that provincial governments in South Africa possess a relatively unclear d...
This study looks at policy and legislative issues as reflected in the government processes in the past fifteen years with reference to tradi...Download this report
2008 Contemplating possible assumptions in the 50/50 debate: how do we envision women in legislated positions representing women?
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